Foreign Envoys Visit Rohingya Camps in Southeast Bangladesh

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Reports of atrocities preceded the Amnesty report, with testimony from fleeing Rohingya of involvement by security forces in the razing of their villages.

Around 379,000 Rohingyas have fled to neighbouring Bangladesh since the violence began last month.

"I told them they don't need to do that as I know my mom and dad love the farm so much", the middle-age tour operator told Anadolu Agency.

Newly arrived Rohingya women along with their children in a refugee camp in Bangladesh.

Maung Maung Cho was surprised when his elderly parents told him they had moved from their cashew farm to a nearby village because they feared repercussions from recent violence in against Rohingya Muslims in the western state of Rakhine.

It is not uncommon to find Myanmarese traders residing in these areas on a temporary basis.

Statements by the council have to be unanimously agreed and traditionally Russia and China have protected Myanmar from censure.

People involved in providing humanitarian assistance to the refugees have called for a central coordination and proper initiatives, the Dhaka Tribune reported.

The C-17 Globemaster was positioned at short notice at Delhi on Wednesday and loaded overnight with daily necessities like rice, pulses, sugar, salt, cooking oil, ready-to-eat meals, mosquito nets, and other material to ferry to Chittagong.

The report describes a targeted campaign to push out the Rohingya.

In Mandalay's Chanayetharzan township, Buddhists and Muslims have joined police patrols since Monday night, when a group of motorcyclists shouted anti-Muslim and anti-Rohingya slogans as they rode through the district.

The Rohingya Muslims, who have taken refuge in Cox's Bazar and Teknaf border areas in Bangladesh after they fled the barbarous persecution in Myanmar's Rakhine State, are now suffering due to an absence of food, shelters, medicines, sanitation facilities and clean water.

If that survival principle or justification is applied or permitted equally [in our Myanmar case] our endeavors to protect our Rakhine race and defend the sovereignty and longevity of the Union of Myanmar cannot be labelled as "crimes against humanity", or "inhuman" or "in-humane".

On Wednesday, the plight of the Rohingya prompted a rare rebuke from the UN Security Council.

They have lived in the state in Myanmar, also known as Burma, for generations but are denied citizenship.

However, there have been some instances of cross-community cooperation despite swirling fears.

Now that the UN human rights chief has termed the situation "a textbook case of ethnic cleansing" the demand for more actions can be heard louder.

The youngest-ever Nobel Peace Prize laureate, 20-year-old Malala Yousafzai, has called on Suu Kyi to condemn the treatment of the Rohingya.

Bangladesh Foreign Minister A.H. Mahmood Ali said that Prime Minister Hasina would highlight the root cause behind the long-standing humanitarian crisis and place specific proposals for early solution during her address at the general debate on September 21.

This includes 1.2 million in Rakhine before the latest exodus and would account for around 4 percent of the total population.

"We are very happy to see Buddhists and Muslims are protecting each other", he said.